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Pharmacists are dealing with a unique situation in the COVID-19 pandemic. Kay Dunkley from the Pharmacists’ Support Service describes some ways you can lessen the resultant stress, plus what you …

Pharmacists are coming under attack from some patients, and it has to stop, says Catherine Bronger The COVID-19 crisis has once again seen community pharmacies rise to the occasion and …

With community pharmacy showing its worth in the bushfire disaster and being asked to step up during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, why is the government willing to risk the network, …

The Government’s current narrow focus on 60-day dispensing and the $1 discount is doing little to ease fears that universal access to medicines is under threat from its determination to …

The recent devastating bushfires have meant pharmacists have needed to dispense emergency supplies of medications without prescriptions. PDL advises on how this can be done without putting your patients, or …

Leading pharmacy groups are set to join in talks to formulate a joint safety policy, say Chris Freeman and Leanne Wells Next week will see the convening of a Strategic …

‘In terms of Australia, there are mistakes that can be learnt from Canada’: we speak with an expert about the clinical use of medicinal cannabis Medicinal cannabis is a burgeoning …

Pharmacy recruitment specialist Sue Muller says the staffing situation in community pharmacy is the worst it has ever been As I sit at my office desk on a beautiful Sunday …

Guild president tells the mainstream media about the importance of location rules George Tambassis, national president of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has penned a spirited defence of pharmacy location …

Rural pharmacy, and rural health in general, are being ignored in the current federal election campaign, says Fredrik Hellqvist Community pharmacies are critical frontline healthcare professionals which daily help to …

With significant concerns around what the future holds for the profession, what can be done? asks Marc Clavin With evolving customer relationship technology and a growing consumer demand for accessible …

Richard Taggart takes a look at electronic medication management Medication is the most common intervention made by healthcare professionals. The safe selection, administration and use of medicines has a significant …